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Grenada
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Ever Conscious of God We Aspire, Build and Advance as One People"[1]
Anthem: Hail Grenada

Royal anthemGod Save the Queen
Map indicating the location of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles.
Map indicating the location of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles.
Capital
and largest city
St. George's
12°03′N61°45′W / 12.050°N 61.750°W / 12.050; -61.750
Official languages
Recognised regional languagesGrenadian Creole English
Grenadian Creole French
Ethnic groups (2012[2])
DemonymGrenadian
GovernmentParliamentary democracy under constitutional monarchy
 • MonarchElizabeth II
 • Governor GeneralCécile La Grenade
 • Prime MinisterKeith Mitchell
LegislatureParliament
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
Formation
 • Associated StateMarch 3, 1967 
 • Independence from the United KingdomFebruary 7, 1974 
 • Grenadian RevolutionMarch 13, 1979 
 • Constitution RestorationDecember 4, 1984 
Area
 • Total348.5 km2 (203rd)
132.8 sq mi
 • Water (%)1.6
Population
 • 2012 estimate109,590 (185th)
 • Density318.58/km2 (45th)
825.23/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
 • Total$1.457 billion[3]
 • Per capita$13,599[3]
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
 • Total$1 billion[3]
 • Per capita$9,332[3]
HDI (2014)Increase 0.750[4]
high ·79th
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone(UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) (UTC−4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-473
ISO 3166 codeGD
Internet TLD.gd
a.Plus trace of Arawak / Carib.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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